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Delacroix, Eugène

(Encyclopedia)Delacroix, Eugène (Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix) fĕrdēnäNˈ-vēktôrˈ-özhĕnˈ dəläkrwäˈ [key], 1798–1863, French painter. Delacroix is considered the foremost painter of the romanti...

Monticelli, Adolphe

(Encyclopedia)Monticelli, Adolphe ädôlfˈ môNtēsĕlēˈ [key], 1824–86, French painter. He worked in Paris and, after 1870, in his native Marseilles. Influenced by Watteau and Delacroix, he portrayed subjects...

Fantin-Latour, Ignace Henri Jean Théodore

(Encyclopedia)Fantin-Latour, Ignace Henri Jean Théodore ēgnäsˈ äNrēˈ zhäNˈ tēōdôrˈ fäNtăNˈ-läto͞orˈ [key], 1836–1904, French painter and lithographer. He is best known for his portrait groups o...

Dalou, Aimé-Jules

(Encyclopedia)Dalou, Aimé-Jules ĕmāˈ-zhül dälo͞oˈ [key], 1838–1902, French sculptor. He was popular under the Third Republic. Dalou studied with Carpeaux and was later exiled (1871–79) to England for hi...

Luxembourg Palace

(Encyclopedia)Luxembourg Palace, large Renaissance palace in Paris, on the left bank of the Seine near the Sorbonne. It was built (1615–20) for Marie de' Medici by Salomon de Brosse on the site of a former palace...

Signac, Paul

(Encyclopedia)Signac, Paul pōl sēnyäkˈ [key], 1863–1935, French neoimpressionist painter. First influenced by Monet, he was later associated with Seurat in developing the divisionist technique. Interested in ...

Guérin, Pierre Narcisse, Baron

(Encyclopedia)Guérin, Pierre Narcisse, Baron gārăNˈ [key], 1774–1833, French painter. He won enthusiastic recognition in 1799 for his Marius Sextus (Louvre). A defender of the classicism of J. L. David, he b...

Friedlaender, Walter

(Encyclopedia)Friedlaender, Walter frēdˈlĕndər [key], 1873–1966, American art historian, b. Germany. Friedlaender pursued a distinguished academic career in Germany until 1934 and afterward taught at New York...

Diaz de la Peña, Narciso Virgilio

(Encyclopedia)Diaz de la Peña, Narciso Virgilio dyäs də lä pānyäˈ [key], 1808–76, French landscape and figure painter of the Barbizon school, b. Bordeaux, of Spanish parents. Mainly self-taught, he was inf...

Faliero, Marino

(Encyclopedia)Faliero or Falier, Marino märēˈnō fälyāˈrō, fälyārˈ [key], 1274–1355, doge of Venice (1354–55). As commander of Venetian forces he defeated (1346) Louis I of Hungary at Zara, and later ...

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